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April 30, 2013

PREP ROUNDUP: Ashland drops Fairland, 5-3

FAIRLAND — Evan Yongue fired a complete game as Ashland played small ball to eke out a 5-3 win over Fairland (Ohio) on Monday night.

Yongue tallied 10 strikeouts, a walk and hit three batters in seven innings. Ashland’s defense, which committed just one error, turned two double plays to assist the right-handed pitcher.

Ashland (14-7) plated three runs in the top of the third — one on a Logan Salow RBI groundout, and two on a Cade O’Bryan RBI single that was followed by an error.

O’Bryan and Cody Conley each hit a sacrifice fly to account for the other two Tomcat runs.

Ashland travels to Russell tonight.

ASHLAND    003    011    0    —    5    5    1

FAIRLAND    002    010    0    —    3    6    1

Yongue and Fritz; Damron, Taylor (7) and Scheibelhood. W—Yongue. L—Damron. 2B—Fritz (A).

SOFTBALL

Raceland 7

West Carter 1

RACELAND Raceland broke a scoreless tie in the top of the fifth and opened the floodgates as the Lady Rams cruised past West Carter on Monday.

Kelsey Diller tossed a complete game, striking out three and allowing one free pass. The defense did the rest, making no fielding miscues.

Bre Grubb blasted a two-run home run, while Morgan Curley added a hit and two RBIs to highlight the offensive effort.

Raceland (14-8) hosts Lawrence County tonight. West Carter fell to 8-9.

W. CARTER    000    010    0    —    1    6    2

RACELAND    000    223    x    —    7    7    0

Reynolds, Shelton (5) and Adkins; Diller and Curley. W—Diller. L—Reynolds. 2B—Weaver (R), Diller (R), Curley (R), Reynolds (W), Jones (W), Adkins (W). HR—Grubb (R).

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